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Tackling ocean pollution from simple nets on fishing boats to innovative recycled products

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Country: 
Belgium
City: 
Brussels

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Project elaborated in partnership: 
Yes
Submitted by: 
EuPC - European Plastics Converters Association
Start/End date: 
01/2013
Ongoing: 
Yes

WasteFreeOceans

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Description: 

WFO collects and transforms Ocean Plastic by collaborating with fishermen and brands.

Using a unique "Trash Catcher", which can be attached to small and middle-sized boats, they collect ocean floating on the water's surface. Partnering with business collected marine litter is upcycled to create meaningful products telling a story of reuse and innovation.

WasteFreeOceans collects, upcycle and create with Ocean Plastic

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Main results: 

Pilot Fishing For Litter set up in 10 countries, 8 products created from ocean waste.